An Exmoor Scolding: In the Propriety and Decency of Exmoor Language, Between Two Sisters, Wilmot Moreman and Thomasin Moreman, as They Were Spinning. Also, An Exmoor Courtship

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J.R. Smith, 1839 - 57 páginas

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